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Once slated for closure, Chrysler celebrates production of new Chrysler 200 at Metro Detroit’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

There is 5 million square feet of floor space at the Sterling Heights facilities. The plant employs 2,775 workers, including 2,576 hourly positions and 199 salaried ones. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Urban Exploration: Abandoned Packard Automotive Plant – Detroit, MI – Detroit Video

For the full 90 minute uncut version of this video, goto http://youtube.com/Mrfucktardsillyface http://www.facebook.com/TheUnknownCameraman. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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John Carlisle: Some Detroiters living with Marathon plant pollution find peace – at a price

A couple years ago, after decades of complaints about the pollution from the plant, Marathon embarked on a plan to buy out the whole neighborhood, tear down the houses and create a 100-acre buffer zone around it. Nine out of 10 residents jumped to take the offer. But a handful chose to stay. Full News […]

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Detroit Packard plant the 'epitome' of city's illegal scrap metal epidemic

Detroit Packard plant the 'epitome' of city's illegal scrap metal epidemic … Virgil Smith, a Detroit native, has seen the impact first hand. He's pushing new legislation that would focus on strengthen already stringent requirements for scrap buyers, and focus on what Smith believes is at the core of the issue, a lack of law […]

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ConAgra will close Kentwood plant; lay off about 260, say city officials

Kentwood officials got the call from ConAgra about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Miguel Cabrera, other Detroit Tigers visit GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant

The energy inside General Motors Co.’s Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant Friday morning was even more electric than usual thanks to some special guests. Eight Detroit Tigers players, including two-time American League MVP Miguel Cabrera, and new manager Brad Ausmus visited the 3.6 million-square-foot facility to kick off day two of the team’s Winter Caravan. Full News […]

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Detroit’s abandoned Packard Plant officially has new owner as county confirms payment

The Wayne County Treasurer’s office said Thursday that it has received full payment from the new owner of one of the largest pieces of blight in the country. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Sold! Packard Plant bidder pays in full

It’s official: Detroit’s old Packard Plant has been sold. Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Spanish developer for Detroit’s Packard Plant to move in April 9; hear him explain bold purchase

DETROIT, MI – The new Spanish owner of Detroit’s blighted Packard Plant shared recently with a news website his plans for redevelopment of the 40-acre site and a goal of moving into the place by April 9. Listen to audio of Fernando Palazuelo explain why he’s bullish about Detroit real estate. He was born in […]

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TRW confirms plans to close Saginaw plant in mid-February

TRW officials on Tuesday, Dec. 17, announced a plan to close the company’s Saginaw braking facility in mid-February. The Saginaw plant, located at 2328 E. Genesee, has about 600 employees involved in the manufacture of rotors and knuckles and the assembly of corner modules, according to a TRW news release issued Tuesday. Full News here […]

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Blast at US Steel plant near Detroit kills worker

United States Steel Corp. says an explosion at a plant near Detroit has killed one worker, and operations have halted while an investigation begins. Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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U.S. Steel Plant Explosion Near Detroit Kills Worker, Injures 2

U.S. Steel Plant Explosion Near Detroit Kills Worker, Injures 2 The company's Great Lakes Works site, where the explosion occurred, is capable of about 3.8 million net tons of steelmaking per year, according to the company's website. The plant is along the Detroit River in the Michigan towns of Ecorse and River Rouge. Full News […]

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ICYMI: Blight elimination in Detroit could top $1B, final Packard Plant

ICYMI: Blight elimination in Detroit could top B, final Packard Plant … Plan to eliminate blight in Detroit may top $ 1 billion, task force says : Detroit's latest effort to count the number of blighted buildings and lots gets under way in earnest Monday when 75 teams of surveyors set out to map at […]

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Watch skiers take to Detroit’s abandoned Packard Plant for extreme tricks

Count skiing among the possible uses for Detroit’s abandoned Packard Plant. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Peru developer says he wants to live at Detroit's Packard Plant, may build go

Peru developer says he wants to live at Detroit's Packard Plant, may build go … DETROIT, MI – A developer from Peru who has until Dec. 18 to make good on his bid for the 3.5 million-square-foot Packard Plant told the Detroit Free Press in an interview that he is currently working to secure the […]

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